Lena S. Brown

1928 - 1983


Lena S. Brown, 55, died Tuesday August 23 1983 in Saratoga WY.  She was born February 19th, 1928 in Burlington WY to Sheldon and Emma Meacham Clark..   She married Joseph Brown of Basin March 1, 1946 in Sheridan WY.  She was raised and schooled in Burlington. Following her marriage she lived in Alaska 14 years then they moved to Basin Wy then to Ten Sleep WY.  She was a cook at the Flagstaff cafe and the Orchard Ranch. She was a very talented seamstress and did beautiful crocheting.  She then moved to Worland for 4 years where she worked for Crown Cork and Seal and Cream of the Valley Dairy and Cafe.  She moved to Saratoga in 1983 where she was employed by the Condict Ranch at the time of her death.  She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 1971 and her father Sheldon, brothers Lynn, Dell,  and Earl.  Survivors include one daughter Janice (Mrs Don Michael), her mother Emma, 4 brothers John Clark, Joe (Bud) Clark, Jay Clark, and Bill Clark and 7 sisters Ila Tuttle, Erma Rubis, Viola Mills, Mona Clark, Irene Yetter, Velma Lynch, Vella Kelley and  two grandsons John Michael and Joe Michael.  Funeral services will be at 10 am Friday August 25 at the Ten Sleep Methodist church with Reverend Ted Cox officiating.  Burial will follow in Ten Sleep Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Ten Sleep Ambulance Service in care of Mayor Florence Shriver.  Veile Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.